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DW 28" kit 61 10.55%
DW SKUA 28 4.84%
DW 38" kit 173 29.93%
DW 48" kit 153 26.47%
DW 55" kit 70 12.11%
DW Pylon Racer 9 1.56%
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Old Jul 15, 2012, 07:54 PM
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Rest in peace 40in Juka, rest in peace...
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Old Jul 16, 2012, 12:43 AM
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crashed my beloved 40 Juka into a chain link fence at a soccer turf field this morning trying to come out of a low roller. Ripped off the nose section again including firewall. I think it might be time to retire it and build the back up 40 Juka kit that's been patiently waiting in the garage. It had been rebuilt about 4 or 5 times with nearly two bottles of CA in it. It will be missed.
At least you lived the DW motto as long as you could...
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Old Jul 16, 2012, 09:28 AM
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At least you lived the DW motto as long as you could...
hehe. yes, very true. After this new 40 juka bites the dust, i think i may try another fusion model. The first one i had was using poor servos and i could never get it to fly well. Once I put HS65s in my other DWs, it really came alive. The differences are amazing between a well centering servo and a cheapy.
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Old Jul 16, 2012, 09:30 AM
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for those of you using hxt900s, what are you using as the servo horn extensions? I've had recommendations of a zip tie or guitar pick. Anything else?
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Old Jul 16, 2012, 04:26 PM
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for those of you using hxt900s, what are you using as the servo horn extensions? I've had recommendations of a zip tie or guitar pick. Anything else?
Ya I saw one guy use an old gift card or credit card
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Old Jul 16, 2012, 06:35 PM
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Ya I saw one guy use an old gift card or credit card
Cool idea
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Old Jul 16, 2012, 11:42 PM
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great idea. So you would cut a thin section that you'd need and then screw it on to the existing arm, i assume?
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Old Jul 18, 2012, 04:11 PM
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started to build the backup 40" Juka over lunch. Got it taped up for painting.

I decided to use some HS-65MGs that I was holding for a 48" balsa that I'll probably never get around to buying.

Going to try to power through this tonight and get it all built.
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Old Jul 18, 2012, 04:20 PM
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started to build the backup 40" Juka over lunch. Got it taped up for painting.

I decided to use some HS-65MGs that I was holding for a 48" balsa that I'll probably never get around to buying.

Going to try to power through this tonight and get it all built.
Ever try HS-55's? They're nylon geared, but are a little lighter. I tried the HS-65hb's but I personally prefer the lighter setup. Just a thought...
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Old Jul 18, 2012, 04:25 PM
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Ever try HS-55's? They're nylon geared, but are a little lighter. I tried the HS-65hb's but I personally prefer the lighter setup. Just a thought...
I've had two HS-55's strip in pretty short order. I'd sooner use the Hextronics.
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Old Jul 18, 2012, 05:38 PM
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for those of you using hxt900s, what are you using as the servo horn extensions? I've had recommendations of a zip tie or guitar pick. Anything else?
DuBro long arms fit. I'll dig up the part # when I get home
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Old Jul 18, 2012, 08:29 PM
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I've had two HS-55's strip in pretty short order. I'd sooner use the Hextronics.
Sorry to hear that. I've had the same HS-55's on my Juka for almost two years. I guess different people have different experiences.
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I've only owned 65MGs and 65HBs. Haven't tried 55s yet.

I initially tried some towerpro MG90s and didn't care for them at all. Terrible centering issues. Was constantly fighting the roll.

The Emax digitals are actually very quick, but they have some serious jittering issues on center.
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Old Jul 18, 2012, 11:59 PM
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hehe. yes, very true. After this new 40 juka bites the dust, i think i may try another fusion model. The first one i had was using poor servos and i could never get it to fly well. Once I put HS65s in my other DWs, it really came alive. The differences are amazing between a well centering servo and a cheapy.
I have a fusion model and a DW. DW is 100% better flying airplane in my opinion.
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Old Jul 19, 2012, 01:08 AM
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I have a fusion model and a DW. DW is 100% better flying airplane in my opinion.
I meant the DW fusion 40" models. I had the Yak 55 DW fusion once upon a time, but the servos were crap and i constantly was fighting the roll.
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